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Grant Details

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies in cooperation with the Research Outreach Department at the University are pleased to announce the categories of research grants in the Third Forum for Women in Research entitled "Quwa: Women Empowerment for Global Impact". The grant categories address the most important issues, topics and priority research challenges in different fields. The announcement of the forum is circulated to all universities in the country, according to the following details:

Research Category
​Research Grant
​- Health Sciences & Digital Health
- Pharmacy
- Medicine
- Dentistry 
-Biomedical Engineering
Total of 70,000AED

(2 Prizes of
20,000 AED each)

(3 Prizes 10,000 AED each)
- ​Engineering
- Sciences
- Computing & Informatics
-Other disciplines with contribution to science and technology
(i.e. Law, Sharia, and Islamic Studies, Fine Art and Design...)
Total of 120,000AED

(1 Prize​ of
20,000 AED)

(10 Prizes of
10,000AED each)
- Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Communication and Business Administration
Social Sciences contributing
to Engineering or Computing

Total of 60,000AED​

(6 Prizes of 
10,000 AED each)

​​Faculty Grant for Excellence in Research
​​ ​
Best Research Work
​​Community Impact
​​Industry Partnership 
​​Student Grant for Excellence in Research
​​Best Research Work
​​Community Impact 

​Terms and Conditions 
  • The research work should not be published yet.
  • The prize should be spent on the research project such as conference expenses, publication fees, project resources, software, etc. 
  • The research work should acknowledge the sponsor in its publication.
  • The applicant can’t submit more than one research studies as main principal investigator.
  • The applicant should be female researcher in a university in UAE and  GCC.
  • The applicant can be a female student (Master/PhD), female faculty or female research assistant.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Due Date [*Extended*] 23/06/2022
Abstract Notification To Authors 30/06/2022
Final Research Work Submission Due Date 20/07/2022
The winners will be announced on 25/08/2022